February 5, 2020

Justice signs legislation on elections, natural disaster recovery

Gov. Jim Justice signed two bills Wednesday.

Kanawha school board — again — votes Williams as next superintendent

The board voted 3-2 on Wednesday to select Williams as Ron Duerring's successor.

Huggins ‘has hard time finding positives’ out of win over Iowa State

Bob Huggins was none too pleased even though West Virginia cruised to a 76-61 win over Iowa State.

Justice leaning toward signing solar bill

Bills establishing a pathway for a sliver of solar power in the state are moving in the Legislature.

Thundering Herd add two defensive backs to incoming 2020 class

Charles Bell, originally committed to Syracuse, is heading to Huntington instead.

Man shot and killed during Fairmont robbery attempt

Police say shooting appears justified.

Charleston’s new police chief ready to work on community relations, recruiting

Chief Opie Smith announced his retirement Wednesday morning.

US Senate acquits Trump in impeachment trial; Manchin, Capito split on votes

The U.S. Senate's impeachment trial concluded Wednesday with the acquittal of President Donald Trump.

Manchin will vote to convict Trump in impeachment trial

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced his decision ahead of the Senate's vote that will conclude the impeachment trial.

West Virginia football adds two more players on National Signing Day

West Virginia brought its overall signing class up to 20 players with two new additions on Wednesday.

Huntington man in custody following Morgantown arrest

Marijuana, cocaine, other drugs seized.

Yuletide fish structure

Bass fishing organizations seizes and opportunity to extend the life of some unique Christmas decorations from a very sacred place.

State school chief Paine announces retirement

Two-stint superintendent stepping down June 30 or before.

Mercy trial continues for Berkeley County woman accused of murdering daughter

Julie Orellana, 47 of Gerrardstown, appeared in court Wednesday.

University back on top of MetroNews Boys Basketball Power Index

University and Morgantown lead the way in a tight race for the top spot.

Tech giant Chambers encourages West Virginia embrace of entrepreneurial spirit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Technology mogul John Chambers encouraged West Virginia legislative leaders to take some chances to catch the next wave of development. “Have the courage...

Charleston police chief announces retirement due to ‘personal reasons’

Smith had served for more than two decades on the force.

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